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BWW Interview: MAC Award Winner Janice Hall Talks Dietrich and the Thrills of Cabaret Performance Prior to Her Upcoming GRAND ILLUSIONS Revival
by Ashley Steves - Sep 9, 2016

No matter the song, style, or setting, Janice Hall, the multi-talented opera singer, cabaret chanteuse, and character actress, is her own master. She broke into the cabaret scene in 2010 in a big way with the 2011 Bistro Award Winner for Best Tribute Show and 2012 MAC Award Winner for Best Female Vocalist. The show that earned her those awards? 'GRAND ILLUSIONS: THE MUSIC OF Marlene DIETRICH,' which Hall debuted in 2010 and will revive for one night on September 13 at 7:00 pm at the Metropolitan Room. Before Hall takes the stage this upcoming Tuesday night, we sat down for a discussion on career invention, reinvention, and versatility--- both Dietrich's and her own. (more...)

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Hits Multi-Month Highs; Ranks #1 Cable Series in Time Period
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

“Pretty Little Liars” once again ranked as the No. 1 scripted basic cable series of the summer in Adults 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and across key female (12-34/18-34/18-49) demographics, as the No. 1 cable series in its time period in Adults 18-49 and No. 1 entertainment cable series in Total Viewers. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

??Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... The 70's in Chicago was a time of amazing people and music for a fresh young face out of Minnesota.  Suzanne Petri, Bobby Schiff, Jim Cox and Robert Breuler share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Paree and The Happy Medium. (more...)

Heartland Film Festival Unveils Film and Event Lineup for 25th Anniversary
by Movies News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Tonight nonprofit Heartland Film announced the full lineup and event schedule for its 25th annual Heartland Film Festival (Oct. 20-30, 2016) at a special event at The Athenaeum. (more...)

The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy Opens 2016-17 Season With ALABAMA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The 46th season of The Theatre Company of the University of Detroit Mercy will launch Sept. 22-Oct. 9, 2016, with the Michigan premiere of Kenneth Jones' fact-inspired drama Alabama Story, a play with unique ties to The Motor City.  (more...)

BWW Review: Janice Hall Captures the Grandeur and Humanity of Dietrich in GRAND ILLUSIONS Revival
by Victoria Ordin - Sep 19, 2016

'Without Dietrich, there would have been no Madonna...and no Gaga,' Janice Hall announced at the outset of her brilliant revival of GRAND ILLUSIONS: THE MUSIC OF Marlene DIETRICH, the most recent installment of Stephen Hanks' New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits. Co-produced by Father Jeffrey R. Hamblin and flawlessly directed by Peter Napolitano, Hall's show---for which the former opera singer won both MAC and Bistro awards in 2011 and 2012, respectively---seamlessly weaves together the music and life of the enigmatic movie star and international cabaret sensation whose greatest creation, in Hall's words, 'was herself.' (more...)

Broadway Alum Sarah Paulson Wins Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Sarah Paulson picked up an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as prosecutor Marcia Clark in FX's AMERICAN CRIME STORY: THE PEOPLE VS. O. J. SIMPSON. (more...)

Breaking News: COME FROM AWAY Lands Its Home on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the new musical COME FROM AWAY will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017, following productions at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre (Friday, September 2 - Sunday, October 16, 2016) and Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017), and two special benefit concert performances in Gander, Newfoundland (Saturday, October 29, 2016). (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Opens at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the new musical COME FROM AWAY will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017, following productions at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre (Friday, September 2 - Sunday, October 16, 2016) and Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017), and two special benefit concert performances in Gander, Newfoundland (Saturday, October 29, 2016). (more...)

BWW Review: DADDY'S DYIN'...WHO'S GOT THE WILL?
by Marietta Lunceford - Sep 10, 2016

DADDY'S DYIN'... is a fast paced play with a touch of sentimentality, lots of crazy characters and a few laughs along the way. You always leave a Del Shores' show feeling better about the nuts in your own family. DADDY'S DYIN'... WHO'S GOT THE WILL? plays September 8- October 1. For more information go to www.terrificnewtheatre.com or call 205-328-0868 for tickets. (more...)

The Riki and Bob Larimer Fund to Support New Works at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, announced today the establishment of The Riki and Bob Larimer Fund, a major gift in the amount of $500,000 to be given over a 5-year period and to be put toward the development of new works for the York stage, and marketing initiatives. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Hit and Run, Run, Run' Episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by - Jul 6, 2016

On the next episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on Freeform titled"Hit and Run, Run, Run," after making the biggest mistake of their lives, the girls must deal with the repercussions of what they’ve done. (more...)

Letting the Memory Live Again- How CATS Became a Phenomenon
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 31, 2016

The marquee in front of the Neil Simon Theatre encourages passersby to 'let the memory live again.' It's been almost thirty-four years since Grizabella, Mistoffelees and Rum Tum Tugger first bowed on Broadway, and now in 2016, the jellicles are back with a vengence. The impact that the show has had on audiences has been famously polarizing, and yet few other musicals in Broadway history have achieved greater success and notoriety than Cats. (more...)

Cast Set for To-By-For Productions' MECHANICS OF LOVE at The Paradise Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

To-By-For Productions is proud to present the New York Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVE, directed by Elena Araoz (She-She-She in Ice Factory Festival; Architecture of Becoming with Women's Project) at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) September 8-24. (more...)

East Lynne Theater & CM Film Society to Present Keaton Classic STEAMBOAT BILL, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Bill Canfield, Jr., a college student played by Buster Keaton, would rather play his ukulele than be captain of a steamboat, much to his father's disappointment. (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, August 16, 2016
by - Jul 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, August 16, 2016! (more...)

Production Underway for New Freeform Series FAMOUS IN LOVE, Starring Bella Thorne
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Production has begun in Los Angeles on Freeform's highly anticipated new original series FAMOUS IN LOVE, a one-hour soapy drama putting the spotlight on the dark side of fame, from I. Marlene King (“Pretty Little Liars”) and Warner Horizon Television. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Wanted: Dead or Alive' on Next PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by - Jul 20, 2016

On the next episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on Freeform titled “Wanted: Dead or Alive,” as the police gain new leads in Rollins’ disappearance, the Liars wonder if he really is dead while someone else meets his/her end. (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, August 9, 2016
by - Jul 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, August 9, 2016! (more...)

ArcLight Cinemas Presents 2nd Annual Women In Entertainment Summit This November
by Movies News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

On November 10 th, 2016, ArcLight Cinemas, a premier moviegoing destination, will present the second annual ArcLight Presents Women in Entertainment Summit. (more...)

eureka!' Organic Bread Announces National Launch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

eureka! Organic Bread, makers of rich and flavorful organic bread, announced today the national launch of its six organic bread varieties that are full of taste and rich flavor. Since day one, eureka! Organic Bread has been passionate about baking rich, flavorful organic bread with high-quality ingredients that contains no artificial flavors, colors, preservatives or high fructose corn syrup and is USDA Organic, Vegan Certified and most recently Non-GMO Project Verified. (more...)

Thamara Pichardo Joins Forces With Realty World South Florida
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

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Suzanne Clement Stars in EDGE OF MARLENE, On DVD/VOD 9/20
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Breaking Glass Pictures will release the Canadian dark comedy EDGE OF Marlene to U.S. audiences on September 20. (more...)

Spotlight On: Philly's Own THE ORIGINAL ORLONS
by Pati Buehler - Jul 18, 2016

Fun filled dance tunes were "The Orlons" specialty, making them one of the most popular groups ever to come out of Philadelphia in the 50's and they are still going strong. (more...)

La Mama to Present Limited Run of Rock Opera BABY FAT: ACT 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the world premiere advance staging of Baby Fat, Act 1, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. Baby Fat: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ('Cool Kids') and libretto by Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave). Michael Scholar, Jr. (The Black Rider) directs this November Theatre production, scheduled for a strictly limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 East 4th Street, NYC from July 21 - July 23. (more...)

To-By-For Productions to Present NY Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

To-By-For Productions is proud to present the New York Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVE, directed by Elena Araoz at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) September 8-24. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Along Comes Mary' Episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by - Jul 13, 2016

On the next episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on Freeform titled "Along Comes Mary," Jenna returns to Rosewood and befriends another one of the Liars’ enemies, making her the PLL’s number one suspect for Uber A (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, August 2, 2016
by - Jul 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, August 2, 2016! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Legendary Dancer and Model, Lawrence Merritt
by Behind the Curtain - Aug 7, 2016

In his 78 years of entertaining, Lawrence Merritt has truly seen it all. From dancing on Broadway in GOLDEN RAINBOW and PIPPIN, to modeling for the greatest magazines, to being an underwater dancer in Paris, Lawrence is not short on amazing stories. (more...)

BAD JEWS, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and More Set for Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre is proud to announce its 2016-2017 Mainstage season. For nineteen years, MET has assembled seasons that mix classic, contemporary, and original works with thoughtful themes and challenging ideas that make us laugh, cry, and strengthen the understanding of our community. (more...)

Maria Dizzia to Replace Annie Parisse in Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Second Stage Theatre just announced Maria Dizzia will assume the role of Shellie in the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman, on Tuesday, September 6. She returns to Second Stage Theatre after her acclaimed performance in the title role of Eurydice, during the company's 28th season. (more...)

RapidFire Tools Teaches MSPs to Capitalize on Security and Compliance Issues With Fall Seminars and Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

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Tony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that individual tickets for the Atlanta engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on FREEFORM - Today, August 30, 2016
by - Aug 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on FREEFORM on today, August 30, 2016! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Summer Finale
by - Aug 24, 2016

In the episode titled 'The Darkest Knight,' The Liars face off with their enemies in a chaotic fight that ends fatally. (more...)

State Theatre Announces New Board Members, Slate of Officers, Emeritus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton, PA welcomes the following community members to the Board of Directors. (more...)

Mel Brooks Is Back In The BLAZING SADDLES; Screening And Conversation at Radio City Music Hall
by Michael Dale - Aug 23, 2016

At the end of Mel Brooks' Broadway musical adaptation of his film classic 'Young Frankenstein,' there's the quick lyrical suggestion that a song and dance version of his 1974 western spoof 'Blazing Saddles' is on the way. Does the 90-year-old comedy legend still have it in the works? Perhaps someone will ask when Mel Brooks takes the stage of Radio City Music Hall on September 1st after a 7:30pm screening of 'Blazing Saddles.' (more...)

Harriet Harris, Estelle Parsons, Molly Ringwald and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2016 Gala Honoring Horton Foote
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2016 Gala will celebrate the Horton Foote Centennial on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at 583 Park Avenue, will be chaired by Charles Davis, Hallie Foote, David Richenthal and Michael Wilson. (more...)

Nena Announces 99 Luftballoons Over America Tour
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

NENA coming to America: it's one of the great unrequited love stories of pop culture history. “99 Luftballons” was the first German-language song to enter the US charts since Marlene Dietric (more...)

The Metropolitan Room Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

Liberace lived a life of flamboyance, sparkle, and lavish costumes. In this funny and touching tribute, the virtuoso musician gets one last chance to glitter and shine as he tickles the ivories through his favorite songs. Miss Peggy Lee is beyond description. New York City favorites David Maiocco and Chuck Sweeney will reprise their iconic performance as the legends who defined four decades of music and pop culture. (more...)

BWW Review: Cygnet Theatre's GYPSY is Coming Up Roses
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 19, 2016

Cygnet Theatre brings GYPSY to stage through September 4th. (more...)

Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik to Perform Sunset Concert on Sands Point Preserve Great Lawn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy presents renowned singer-songwriters Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik on Sunday, September 25th at 5 p.m. on the magnificent Great Lawn overlooking the Long Island Sound. Guests are invited to explore the preserve's historic mansions and wooded trails during the afternoon, bring picnic dinners, and settle onto blankets for a beautiful concert. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Wrath of Khan' Episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by - Aug 17, 2016

On the next episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on Freeform titled "The Wrath of Khan," one of the PLLs goes rogue to prove that Noel Kahn is Uber A, while the others try to find evidence to back her theory and worry about her emotional state. (more...)

KENNY MORGAN to Return to the Arcola with Original Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Arcola Theatre's production of Kenny Morgan will return for just four weeks this September after a sold-out premiere earlier this year. This critically-acclaimed new play is the latest drama by Mike Poulton (Tony nominated for his Broadway versions of Fortune's Fool, Wolf Hall, and Bring up The Bodies). (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - Summer Finale on FREEFORM - Tuesday, August 30, 2016
by - Aug 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - Summer Finale, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, August 30, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: Carly Mensch's NOW CIRCA THEN at the Silver Meteor Gallery
by Peter Nason - Aug 12, 2016

The talents of Nick Hoop and Marlene Peralta are showcased in this comedy-drama. (more...)

Beth Triffon Announced as Winner of 2016 ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

ABC Talent and Casting today recognized Beth Triffon, originally from Columbus, Ohio and now living in Los Angeles, as the 2016 winner of the ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition. (more...)

JANICE HALL to Reprise Award-Winning MARLENE DIETRICH Tribute Show in New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series at Metropolitan Room, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Cabaret audiences who fell head over heels for opera singer Janice Hall's 2010-2011 solo debut show—Grand Illusions: The Music of Marlene Dietrich—will get to fall in love all over again (and a new audience can become smitten for the first time) when Hall reprises her Award-winning show at the Metropolitan Room on September 13 at 7 pm, in the 12th installment of Stephen Hanks' monthly New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series (Associate Producer, Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, MD). Hall's Marlene Dietrich show is directed by Peter Napolitano, with Matthew Martin Ward as Musical Director/Pianist and Ritt Henn on bass and ukulele. (more...)

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston to Present FIRST LIGHT: A DECADE IN COLLECTING AT THE ICA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) celebrates its first decade of collecting and the tenth anniversary in its Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed facility with the largest and most ambitious presentation of its collection to date. (more...)

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